26 Oct 2012

Why will so many people vote on Election Day when they know they will not get what they really want?

Einstein’s Theory of Relative Insanity Einstein said it best: “Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.” Yet, with the truth of Einstein’s quote widely acknowledged and taken for granted, how is it that entire societies keep doing the same thing over and over

23 Oct 2012

Election Boycott Featured In Boston Occupier: “What if they held an election and nobody came?”

An interview with Election Boycott Activists Mark E. Smith and Terri Lee of the Boycott Election 2012 campaign. This interview was conducted in September and October 2012, via email, by Joe Ramsey. The responses below were co-authored by Terri Lee and Mark E. Smith. Joe Ramsey: Do you think that

17 Oct 2012

Election Boycott Skype Chat – October 18 – 8pm EST

ELECTION BOYCOTT 2012 EVENT! THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18   8PM – 9:30 PM EST “REAL TIME SKYPE CHAT WITH ELECTION BOYCOTT ACTIVISTS MARK SMITH, LINH DINH, AND JOSEPH WATERS” Featuring: *Mark Smith – Full-time Election Boycott Activist http://fubarandgrill.org/ *Linh Dinh – Writer, Speaker, Election Boycotter http://wwwwsonneteighteencom.blogspot.com/ *Joseph Waters – Blog ower

17 Oct 2012

US Think Tank Suggests Americans to Boycott Upcoming Elections

US Think Tank Suggests Americans to Boycott Upcoming Elections   A US think tank said that Americans should boycott the upcoming US elections rather than choosing between bad and worse, because the policies of the US presidential rivals, (US President) Barack Obama and Mitt Romney pursue the interests of the

14 Oct 2012

Jill Stein: Lesser Evil – by Mark E. Smith, Full-Time Election Boycott Activist

Jill Stein is the Green Party candidate for President of the United Capitalist Imperialist States in 2012, and she certainly appears to be the much lesser evil. Of course Stein and her running mate, Cheri Honkala, know that they can’t win, but their goal is to get on the corporate

20 Sep 2012

Election Boycotts Are Popular Worldwide — And Now in the US, too!

INTRO BY ELECTION DISSENTER TED RALL:   “Voter boycotts have a long and honorable tradition in other countries. Don’t believe the hype—they really care if we don’t vote. Why do you think tyrants like Saddam held regular elections? They were the only candidate on the ballot, but th ey craved

20 Sep 2012

The Call to Boycott the Presidential Election Spikes!

THE ELECTION DISSENTERS HAVE ORGANIZED !   The Call to Boycott the 2012 Presidential Election is experiencing a spike in interest, enthusiasm, activity and actions. In this post I will provide for you some of the updates currently taking place with regard to the 2012 Presidential Election Boycott! 1. THE

02 Jun 2012

Boycott the 2012 Presidential Election

Radio Interview: Terri Lee with Bob Carson of Carson’s Corner Have a listen: AUDIO: http://prolecenter.wordpress.com/2012/06/01/boycott-the-2012-election-carsons-corner-interviews-terri-lee/#comment-881 (The Boycott interview begins after the intro at about 5:00) We here at Carson’s Corner in conjunction with Underground Progressive, 530 AM, have waited a long time to have online activist Terri Lee on the

27 Dec 2011

Should Progressives Boycott The Presidential Elections?

This article first appeared in POLITICAL CONTEXT. The interview  was conducted by Matt J. Stannard with Terri Lee, here: http://politicalcontext.org/blog/2011/12/should-progressives-boycott-the-presidential-elections/ “If voting changed anything, they’d make it illegal.” This quote, attributed to Emma Goldman, implies a much more sweeping indictment of the electoral process, in the most generic sense, than